Archive | October 16, 2013

I can’t understand why my father married 27 wives – Femi Kuti

The 2013 edition of Felabration,a week-long concert which celebrates the life and times of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti commences from Monday, October 14 through 20 at the Afrikan Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos. In this interview,  Femi Kuti, the eldest son of Fela went down memory lane, recounting the story of his late father, his music  […]

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P*ssed Off, Davido To Re-do Skelewu Video Following Backlash From Fans

Fans of Nigeria artist Davido were not impressed by his long awaited video for the song Skelewu, which dropped on 15 October 2013. Following the build up, fan video competitions and the hype, devoted fans were not pleased after all. A number of them took to twitter to express their frustration over the video which […]

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London-based South African Opera Singer Humbled by Award

Durban-born baritone Njabulo Madlala has been named by the National Arts Festival as the 2014 Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for music. Madlala is the 2010 winner of the most prestigious prize for singers in Britain, the Kathleen Ferrier Award. He is also the winner of the Singers Section at the 2012 Royal Overseas […]

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Crawley (UK): Top African (DRC) Musician at Town’s Black History Event

UK:Crawley’s Black History foundation will be celebrating their 5th birthday at the Hawth Theatre with an evening of entertainment for the entire family on Saturday (October 19). The headline act is the undisputed ‘King of Soukous’ and African music legend, Kanda Bongo-man, who will be performing with his full band. Kanda Bongo-man is notably the […]

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Meet Guinea/UK Ensemble Ballet Nimba

Ballet Nimba is a UK based African Dance Theatre Company under the direction of Idrissa Camara. They are self-styled ambassadors of West African musical culture, made in Wales but a 100 per cent African. Over time they have received rave reviews from notable media personalities and various other institues, for their refreshing and unique style and […]

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Stella Mwangi: – Got a shock when I heard about the terror

Stella Mwangi has been on the terror-stricken shopping center in Kenya several times. “Oh my god, it was just awful to hear about it. …And the shopping center is a popular shopping center, a bit like Oslo City, so when I heard about it I was completely shocked”, said Stella to Good Evening Norway”. The […]

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